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Health News

Health providers' stand could invite other execution methods

Medical community's united stand against executions could usher in previously shunned methods

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 04:20pm EDT

Texas measure cuts HIV funds, boost abstinence education

Texas House OKs cutting $3M in HIV-prevention programs, putting money to abstinence education

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 02:58pm EDT

Right to die bill needs more consideration, sent for study

Bill postponed that would give terminally ill people prescription for drugs to speed up death

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 02:20pm EDT

Medical expenses: Finding your way with a patient navigator

Patient navigators can help cut through health care's red tape and potentially save money

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 12:30pm EDT

Study finds equality between sexes at moment of conception

When sperm meets egg: At conception, the 2 sexes are produced at equal rates, study says

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 12:16pm EDT

An apple a day may not keep the doctor away, study says

Forget the proverb: An apple a day doesn't necessarily keep the doctor away, new study finds

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 10:48am EDT

Lumber Liquidators: 10K customers asked for air test kits

Lumber Liquidators: 10K customers request air quality kits to test for flooring emissions

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 09:48am EDT

Exercising critically ill patients may help speed recovery

HEALTHBEAT: Exercise may help speed recovery for some ICU patients medically able to try

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 09:34am EDT

Arizona governor signs abortion drug notification mandate

Arizona governor signs bill requiring women to be told abortion drug effects are reversible

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 08:50am EDT

Doctors in Nepal end strike, return to work

Doctors in Nepal end strike after government accepts demands for reforms

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 06:12am EDT

10 Ebola cases found during Sierra Leone's shutdown

10 Ebola cases found during Sierra Leone's shutdown, indicating there aren't many hidden cases

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 03:10am EDT

Teen must complete cancer treatment in hospital, judge says

Judge: Connecticut teen forced to undergo chemotherapy must complete treatment in hospital

Wednesday - 04/01/2015, 10:08pm EDT

Advocate says Indiana woman's sentence for feticide alarming

Advocate: 20-year sentence for Indiana woman in death of premature baby misuse of feticide law

Wednesday - 04/01/2015, 10:02pm EDT

Teen who got heart transplant dies in crash during chase

Teen who said heart transplant gave him a 2nd chance at life dies in crash during police chase

Wednesday - 04/01/2015, 07:59pm EDT

Lukewarm reception for new sign-up period under health law

Gov't says 36k have taken advantage of special enrollment for uninsured people facing fines

Wednesday - 04/01/2015, 07:40pm EDT

Johns Hopkins sued over sexually transmitted disease study

Hundreds sue Johns Hopkins for $1B over sexually transmitted disease study in Guatemala

Wednesday - 04/01/2015, 07:30pm EDT

Britain to offer all infants meningitis B vaccine

Britain to offer all infants meningitis B vaccine after reaching price deal with GSK

Wednesday - 04/01/2015, 06:10pm EDT

US gives threatened status to northern long-eared bat

Northern long-eared bat listed as threatened species as it deals with deadly fungal disease

Wednesday - 04/01/2015, 05:32pm EDT

Struggle to explain what motivated co-pilot in doomed flight

After deliberate plane crash in France, experts struggle to explain what motivated co-pilot

Wednesday - 04/01/2015, 05:02pm EDT

App enables self-reporting of possible Ebola symptoms in Md.

Smartphone app enables self-reporting of possible Ebola symptoms to Md. health agency

Wednesday - 04/01/2015, 02:10pm EDT

Medical experts look beyond law to make youth sports safer

Medical experts turn to high school associations, not lawmakers, to strengthen safety

Friday - 03/27/2015, 06:50pm EDT

2nd western Minnesota turkey farm hit by bird flu outbreak

Bird flu found at 2nd turkey farm in Minnesota; 22K died from virus, 44K more to be killed

Friday - 03/27/2015, 06:38pm EDT

Google, Johnson & Johnson team up to build robot surgeons

Google's robotic research to move into operating room in partnership with Johnson & Johnson

Friday - 03/27/2015, 06:23pm EDT

Justices seem divided over EPA mercury limits

Supreme Court appears divided over EPA limits on mercury emissions from power plants

Friday - 03/27/2015, 02:50pm EDT

Little vetting of pilots for mental health, US experts say

Little effort is applied to vetting airline pilots for mental health issues, US experts say

Friday - 03/27/2015, 01:08pm EDT

Science, patients driving rare disease drug research surge

Science, industry economics, patients are boosting research on rare disease drugs _ and hope

Friday - 03/27/2015, 04:10am EDT

House OKs bipartisan Medicare doctor bill; fate up to Senate

House OKs bipartisan bill halting Medicare doctors' fee cuts, shifting spotlight to Senate

Friday - 03/27/2015, 03:26am EDT
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